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KKF swimmers finish strong
The Kodiak Kingfishers concluded their season over the weekend by collecting several top awards at the Alaska Junior Olympics. Talon Lindquist was voted the state’s male swimmer of the year, while his father John took home the age group coach of the year award. As a team, KKF won 24 events and placed third overall — its highest finish ever — during the three-day meet at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Talon won...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Storm takes ice in Anchorage tourney
The ice at the Baranof rink is long gone, but that doesn’t mean Kodiak’s traveling women’s hockey team is hanging up their skates. The Kodiak Storm begins play in the USA Hockey/Labatt Blue Adult Classic Tournament today in Anchorage. The tournament runs through Sunday and is being held at the Subway, Dempsey-Anderson and Ben Boeke arenas. This is the first time the Storm is playing in this tournament. They are co...
Apr 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks & Rec- April 27, 2012
April 27-May 4 YOUTH SOCCER Soccer weather hotline: Please call 486-8669 after 3 p.m. on the assigned game or practice day to receive field and weather updates for that day. Following is this week’s schedule; games are preceded by their time and field number. Everything is at North Star gym. Saturday, April 28 Practices at Woody Way Field 10 a.m. — Micro-1 Girls/Boys Fire Tigers, Super Heroes, Sharks,Super, Heroes...
Apr 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track set for 3 days of meets
Kodiak’s track and field team will be busy for three days. On Thursday, the Bears will split their team, with runners competing at a tri-meet in Anchorage while the throwers are in Palmer. After that, the team heads to the Kenai Peninsula for the Skyview Invitational Friday and Saturday. Three consecutive days of competition is somewhat unusual for high school track. “We have done it before,” Kodiak coach Marcus D...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer under way
Gabriel Quiambao, center, kicks the ball with Caleb Griffing, left, and Jasmine Leiva, right, giving chase during a youth soccer league game at Woody Way Field Monday evening. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knight misses Emerald cut
Kodiak’s Lindsay Knight finished outside the top five at the Emerald Cup Bodybuilding Championships Saturday in Washington. Knight, 61, competed in the master’s over 60 division with eight other competitors, who all weighed more than Knight. Contact t
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar nears Alaska record in 1,500
University of Oregon’s Trevor Dunbar clocked a blazing time in the 1,500-meter run at the Oregon Relays Friday at Hayward Field. Dunbar finished second with a personal-best time of 3 minutes, 43.13 seconds, just behind Oregon Track Club Elite’s Tyler Mulder’s time of 3:42.53. Dunbar is nearing his father Marcus’ 1,500 record of 3:41.91, the fastest-time by an Alaska-born runner. • In California a pair of Universit...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ian Fulp retiring as the city of Kodiak’s parks and recreation director after 39 years
Ian Fulp’s first day as director of Kodiak’s Parks and Recreation Department was Sept. 14, 1973.  On the day he was named the department’s chief, he was its only employee. Baranof Park was in its infancy and the department had a $21,000 budget. “The few days after I got hired, I was walking around with the contractor and finalizing the project,” Fulp said about Baranof Park.   Nearly four decades later, Fulp is re...
Apr 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers conclude home schedule
Talon Lindquist went out with a bang in the final Kodiak Kingfishers home meet of the season. The 12-year-old set yet another state record for his age group, this one coming in the longest race, the 1,650-yard freestyle. His time of 17 minutes, 48.44 seconds topped the old mark of 18:06.76. This season, Lindquist has set state records in 12 of the 17 short-yardage swims. Overall, coach John Lindquist was pleased w...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth bowlers head to Juneau
A group of Kodiak youth bowlers left Wednesday to participate in the Alaska State Youth Bowling Championships beginning today in Juneau. The tournament runs through Sunday and includes youth bowlers from all over the state. Making the trip are Hunter Blair, Tyler Skonberg, Joel Skonberg, Joshua Morin, Sam Bennett, Dylan Kavanaugh, Jacque Bormuel, Jerish Bormuel, Jason Bormuel, Dustin Swearingin, Tina Cruz, Brandon...
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